Diversity and voice : The political participation of young people in the European Union. / Sloam, James.

In: British Journal of Politics and International Relations, Vol. 18, No. 3, 01.08.2016, p. 521-537.

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Diversity and voice : The political participation of young people in the European Union. / Sloam, James.

In: British Journal of Politics and International Relations, Vol. 18, No. 3, 01.08.2016, p. 521-537.

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